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Depression in older adults: prevalence and risk factors in a primary health care sample
(MedPharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Informa UK Limited, 2017)
BACKGROUND: Depression in the geriatric population has been identified as a significant problem in view of the associated negative outcomes regarding poor functioning, increased perception of poor health and increased ...
Technology-assisted communication in older persons in a residential care facility in South Africa
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
Relocation to residential care facilities by older persons (60þ) can decrease their social connectedness with their primary networks. The purpose of the study was to identify the use and acceptance of technology-assisted ...
A systematic review of screening instruments for depression for use in antenatal services in low resource settings
BACKGROUND: In low resource settings, short, valid and reliable instruments with good high sensitivity and specificity are essential for the screening of depression in antenatal care. A review of published evidence on ...